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Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - Bosnia Serb Republic, 40 km southeast of Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina, on Tuesday, Oct 4, 2022 at 10:17 pm (GMT +2) -

Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - Bosnia Serb Republic, 40 km southeast of Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina, on Tuesday, Oct 4, 2022 at 10:17 pm (GMT +2) Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - Bosnia Serb Republic, 40 km southeast of Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina, on Tuesday, Oct 4, 2022 at 10:17 pm (GMT +2)

Weak magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 20 km depth

4 Oct 20:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
4 Oct 20:23: Epicenter location corrected by 59 km (37 mi) towards SW.
4 Oct 20:34: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 20.0 km (from 3.1 to 12.4 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 16 km (10.2 mi) towards SW.
4 Oct 20:43: Epicenter location corrected by 0.8 km (0.5 mi) towards W.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 4, 2022 20:17:57 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Oct 4, 2022 at 10:17 pm (GMT +2)
Depth20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude43.07°N / 18.12°E (Bosnia Serb Republic, Bosnia & Herzegovina)
Antipode43.07°S / 161.88°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt6 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearby towns and cities13 km (8 mi) E of Stolac (Hercegovačko-neretvanski kanton, Federation of B&H) (pop: 7,730) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) S of Nevesinje (Srpska) (pop: 7,310) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (21 mi) NW of Bileća (Srpska) (pop: 13,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (22 mi) E of Čapljina (Hercegovačko-neretvanski kanton, Federation of B&H) (pop: 7,920) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) SE of Mostar (Federation of B&H) (pop: 104,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (27 mi) NNW of Trebinje (Srpska) (pop: 33,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
89 km (55 mi) SSW of Sarajevo (Federation of B&H) (pop: 696,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
204 km (127 mi) SSE of Banja Luka (Srpska) (pop: 221,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 7.2°C (45 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from NNW
Estimated seismic energy released2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
3.120 kmBosnia & Herzegovina: BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINAEMSC
2.910 kmBosnia & Herzegovina: NW Balkan RegionRaspberryShake
3.210 kmMontenegro [Land]INGV
3.15 kmBosnia & Herzegovina: Foca / Bosnien Und HerzegowinaZAMG


Seismic station: Divcibare, Serbia (DIVS/MN network) | Distance from quake: 189 km / 118 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Divcibare, Serbia: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (6)

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Ron (76.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging : Rafael GlanGlanGlan | One user found this interesting.  
Dubrovnik (42.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Dubrovnik (47.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Short shake  
Dubrovnik / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Zaton / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / complex motion difficult to describe / 1-2 s : Leichtes Rucken  
Dubrovnik / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s

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